Historical cpu consumption information?
chris at tylers.info
Wed Feb 24 18:05:26 UTC 2010
On Wed, 2010-02-24 at 10:53 -0700, Wendell Nichols wrote:
> My fedora 10 laptop routinely "freezes". That means the menu's and
> applications don't respond to mouse clicks. After a few seconds (or
> sometimes many seconds) it frees up and works normally again. If I look
> at the cpu consumption graph I can see that something had the processer
> pegged at 100% but what? during the episode there is no way to switch
> to top or the ksysguard process list because the system is
> unresponsive. So how do I find out what caused the lockup?
There are a few options here but probably the easiest is to set top
running with a long(ish) time between updates -- something like "top -d
30". When your laptop unfreezes, go to the top window and see what's
been sucking CPU.
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